Thursday Apr 08, 2021

A Deeper Dive: Talking Power off 180s Part 2

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NAFI Briefing Room Ep. 3: Power-off 180's Part 2 An Instructor's Perspective Co-hosted by: NAFI Board-Member Capt. Brian Schiff and Executive Director of the American Bonanza Society's Air Safety Foundation Tom Turner.

Thomas P. Turner is Executive Director of the American Bonanza Society Air Safety Foundation. He was a founding member of EAA’s Type Club Coalition, serving as its chairman for two years, is a Life Member of NAFI and is a past NAFI Board of Directors member. Specializing in Beech instruction for over 30 years, Tom was inducted into the Flight Instructor Hall of Fame. 

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Capt. Brian Schiff Brian Schiff is a captain for a major US airline and is type-rated on the Airbus A320, Boeing 727, 757, 767, DC-9 (MD-80), CL-65, LR-JET, and G-V. Schiff’s roots are deeply planted in general aviation where he has flown a wide variety of aircraft (95 types). His total flying time is over 20,000 hours. He is a Gold Seal flight instructor and FAA Safety Team Representative and holds several flight instructor ratings. He is recognized for his enthusiasm and ability to teach in way that simplifies complex procedures and concepts. He has been actively instructing since earning his flight and ground instructor certificates in 1985. Schiff also has been an FAA-designated examiner. He attended San Jose State University, and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and his Master of Science Degree in Aviation Safety from the University of Central Missouri. He regularly teaches and conducts seminars about aviation safety and techniques to student and professional pilots alike. 

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In context of the gear up gear down conversation. Are you teaching the power off 180 or actual lost engine landings? Seams to me in actual lost engine landing on runway with gear up is better than landing short with wheels down? Just thinking aloud.

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